Census preparatory activities : Census programming
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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A Population and Housing Census is one of the most extensive and complex statistical operation. It involves a number of interrelated activities that can be broadly divided into three major phases. These are pre-enumeration phase, Enumeration phase and Post-enumeration phase. Population and Housing census is a gigantic operation and its implementation requires substantial human, material and financial resources. This paper deals with the organizational aspects of a census. The organizational aspects of a census require the establishment of a structure to manage and implement the various activities comprising the census program.